A few months ago, I attended a Dagstuhl Perspectives Workshop on "Engineering Academic Software". The report from that workshop is now available online, DOI 10.4230/DagRep.6.6.62.
I recently gave a webinar for the National Consortium for Data Science on Humans, Machines, and the Future of Citizen Science.
The Gravity Spy system has gone live. A few stories about the launch:
On 16 February 2016, I gave a keynote address at the Chais Conference 2016 with the title "Citizen Science: Learning to effectively contribute in virtual organizations". A recording of the talk is available on YouTube if you don't see if below.